The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Civil Society (民间社会)

Chinese law would bring civic groups under state security supervision
Washington Post, March 23, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

Love of photography proves Chinese official's undoing
South China Morning Post, March 24, 2015

North China province tackles official shortage after corruption war
Xinhua News, March 24, 2015

Wife of Chinese military officer at center of corruption probe “mired in business debt, disputes”
South China Morning Post, March 24, 2015

Death penalty (死刑)

China executes three over Kunming station attack
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 24, 2015

Environment (环境)

Producing safer foods-not bumper harvests-now a priority, says China
South China Morning Post, March 24, 2015

Beijing mayor promises frugal, smog-free Winter Games
Reuters, March 24, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

In wake of protests, Hong Kong student group changes leader
Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2015

Taiwan (台湾)

Protesters in Taiwan mark anniversary of Sunflower Movement
The New York Times, March 23, 2015

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan protest monk is freed after serving 15-year term
Radio Free Asia, March 23, 2015

Women (妇女)

Detained Chinese feminists in dangerously poor health, lawyers warn
DPA International, March 24, 2015

被捕女权人士持续引发各界关注 律师会见频受阻 (Detained women’s rights activists continue to raise concern, lawyers repeatedly obstructed from meeting with them)
Radio Free Asia, March 23, 2015

美国女权组织声援中国被捕女权人士 (American women’s rights groups express support for detained Chinese feminist activists)
Voice of America, March 24, 2015